Today President Obama is touting his new Obamacare numbers: 4.2 million people have enrolled.
Yes, 4.2 million out of his original 7 million goal and the deadline is only nineteen days away. But where most Americans would see defeat, the White House claims this is exactly what they expected. Jay Carney said:
And you know, we're confident in this final month of the open enrollment period that a lot of Americans are going to sign up and that a lot of young Americans are going to sign up. We saw that in earlier numbers...that the growth in enrollments is substantial in the 18-to-34 age category. And we expect that to continue.
It looks like Democrats are banking on procrastinating young people suddenly rushing to Healthcare.gov over the next couple weeks. Republicans don’t buy it: